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Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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52.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the circumstances prescribed for the purposes of paragraph (5) of Article 11 of the Order, under paragraph (4) of that Article, are that the person who is an applicant for, or holder of, a licence—

(a)has been disqualified by an order of a court by reason that the proportion of alcohol in his body exceeded—

(i)87.5 microgrammes per 100 millilitres of breath, or

(ii)200 milligrammes per 100 millilitres of blood, or

(iii)267.5 milligrammes per 100 millilitres of urine;

(b)has been disqualified by order of a court by reason that he has failed, without reasonable excuse, to provide a specimen when required to do so pursuant to Article 18 of the 1995 Order; or

(c)has been disqualified by order of a court on two or more occasions within any period of 10 years by reason that—

(i)the proportion of alcohol in his breath, blood or urine exceeded the limit prescribed by virtue of Article 16 of the 1995 Order, or

(ii)he was unfit to drive through drink contrary to Article 15 of that Order.

(2) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(a) a court order shall not be taken into account unless it was made on or after 1st April 1991 and paragraph (1)(c) shall not apply to a person unless the last such order was made on or after 1st April 1991.

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